Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plinachtus imitator

Plinachtus imitator (Reuter, 1891)

on trees


Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

Anacardiaceae, oligophagous

Pinus brutia; Pistacia atlantica, lentiscus; Quercus coccifera; Rhamnus alaternus; Schinus molle.

On the Canary Islands also recorded from Juniperus cedrus; Maytenus canariensis (Suárez ao).
? O Also Arbutus unedo (Ribes).

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Gonocerus imitator.


Carapezza (1998a), Carapezza & Mifsud (2015a), Dioli, Brizio & Salvetti (2021a), van der Heyden (2017a), Kment & Jindra (2005a), Moulet (2013a), Ribes (1988a), Suárez, Santos & Roca-Cusachs (2017a), Vazquez & Monserrat (1978a).

Last modified 10.iv.2022